Origin: Multi-step process to form a branched C17 isoparaffins from petroleum mixed with mainly the 2, 2, 4, 6, 6-pentamethylheptane isomers.
Overview: Isoeicosane is an oil-free emollient derived from petroleum derivatives. It can be used to replace mineral oil in oil-free products. It offers good spreadability and a satiny feel to formulations. It is an effective plasticizer for color cosmetics, imparts shine and slip for hair care products, and it conditions hair and skin.
- Skin care products
- Hair care products
- Sun care
- Color cosmetics
Ideal Concentration Level in Products: 2% to 20%